Weekend's club championship round-up
There was plenty of late drama, but Cushendall eventually fended off Loughgiel Shamrocks' spirited challenge, 3-14 to 2-16.
Late Loughgiel goals from Rian McMullan and Maol Connolly ensured Cushendall, who had led by eight points in the closing stages, were given a real fright.
Cushendall, though, eventually survived to book a place in the Antrim SHC Final.
Neil McManus was prominent for Cushendall, concluding the game with a 0-10 haul, while Seán McAfee, Alex Delargy, and Christy McNaughton bagged goals for Ruairí Óg.
Dunloy proved far too strong for St John's emerging 5-21 to 1-12 victors at Dunsilly.
Conal Cunning was in brilliant form for Dunloy scoring 2-7, while Keelan Molloy, Nigel Elliott, and Ronan Molloy also bagged goals.
In the opening period Dunloy dominated departing at the interval with a commancing 3-11 to 0-5 advantage.
St John's battled after the restart, but Dunloy cruised into another Antrim SHC decider.
Batshack Antrim Senior Hurling Championship Semi Finals
Ruairí Óg 3-14 Na Seamróga 2-16
Cuchullains Dun Lathaí 5-22 Naomh Eoin 1-12
Na Fianna, who have won six out of the last seven Armagh titles, edged out Craobh Rua 2-26 to 2-23.
A replay will be required to determine who joins Na Fianna in the final as Céide Lámh Dhearg and Cúchulainn were involved in an exciting 1-18 each draw.
Armagh Senior Hurling Championship Semi Finals
Céide Lámh Dhearg 1-18 Cuchulainn Hurling Club 1-18
Middletown Na Fianna 2-26 Craobh Rua 2-23
Michael Lyng Motors Hyundai Carlow Senior Football Championship Final
Talbot Hotel Carlow Intermediate Football Championship Final
Fenagh 3-11 Naomh Eoin 1-11
Michael Lyng Motors Hyundai Carlow Senior Football Championship Relegation Play-off
Old Leighlin 1-14 Ballinabranna 0-5
Killygarry and Gowna will contest the Cavan SFC Final.
It will be Killygarry's first appearance in a county decider since 1971 following Sunday's 2-7 to 1-9 win over Ramor United.
Conor Smith's early goal gave Killygarry a dream start, but Ramor recovered, with Adrian Cole netting, to lead 1-5 to 1-4 at the interval.
Mattie McKenna mined a vital second half goal for Killygarry, who recorded a hugely satisfying win.
On Saturday evening under the Kingspan Breffni lights Oisín Pierson's injury time free steered Gowna to a 2-12 to 2-11 success over Crosserlough.
Conor Madden and Conor Casey bagged first half goals for Gowna with Crosserlough's Stephen Smith replying. Ultimately the teams were level, 2-4 to 1-7, at half-time.
Peter Smith converted a penalty as the second period remained interesting, but late on Pierson was cool and composed guiding over the winning score.
Kiernan’s Service Stations Cavan Senior Football Championship Semi Finals
Gowna 2-12 Crosserlough 2-11
Killygarry 2-7 Ramor United 1-9
Intermediate winners last year, Corofin have enjoyed an excellent return to the senior ranks in Clare.
Corofin enjoyed a fine 1-19 to 0-16 triumph over Lissycasey to book a semi-final spot.
Diarmuid Cahill impressed for Corofin, while Jamie Malone's 48th minute goal was a crucial score too.
Killian Malone kicked some important late scores as Ennistymon overcame St Breckan's 1-7 to 0-9.
Diarmuid Fahy struck a goal from an early penalty for Ennistymon, who advanced to the last four.
Mark McInerney netted two goals as Éire Óg defeated a Gary Brennan inspired Clondegad 2-11 to 0-11.
Dermot Coughlan, Kellan Sexton, and Caoilfhionn O'Dea scored goals as Kilmurry-Ibrickane defeated Cratloe 3-13 to 1-11.
Clare Senior Football Championship Quarter Finals
Kilmurry-Ibrickane 3-13 Cratloe 1-13
Ennistymon 1-7 St. Breckan's 0-9
Corofin 1-19 Lissycasey 0-16
Éire Óg 2-11 Clondegad 0-11
Clare Senior Football Championship Relegation Play Off
Miltown St. Josephs 4-15 Kilmihill 5-6
Bon Secours Cork Premier Senior Football Championship Semi Finals
Bon Secours Cork Senior Football Championship Semi Finals
St Michaels 2-21 O Donovan Rossa 2-11
Knocknagree 1-17 Clyda Rovers 1-15
Holders Glen had to show plenty of resilience against Magherafelt, earning a 1-14 to 0-11 win.
Stevie O'Hara's second half goal was critical as Glen will now meet Newbridge at the penultimate round.
Mark Doherty netted a goal as Newbridge defeated Dungiven by 1-14 to 0-4.
Shane McGuigan was prominent as Slaughtneil proved too strong for Swatragh - 0-16 to 0-6.
Initially Slaughtneil only led 0-5 to 0-3 at half-time, but they dictated the agenda in the second period.
Patrick McGurk was the Lavey goalscorer as the beat Ballinderry 1-13 to 1-7.
O’Neill’s Derry Senior Football Championship Quarter Finals
Lavey 1-13 Ballinderry 1-7
Slaughtneil 0-16 Swatragh 0-6
Sean O’Leary GAC Newbridge 1-14 Dungiven 0-4
Glen 1-14 O’Donovan Rossa GAC 0-11
St Eunan's advanced to the Donegal SFC decider following a 1-13 to 1-11 victory over Kilcar.
Padraig McGettigan struck an early goal for Eunan's with Jason Campbell responding with a Kilcar major.
Eunan's led 1-8 to 1-5 at the break with Paddy McBrearty and Ryan McHugh narrowing the gap in the third quarter.
Niall O'Donnell and Caolan Ward contributed important points for Eunan's, who set up a final meeting against Naomh Conaill.
Michael Murphy Sports Donegal Senior Football Championship Semi Final
St Eunans 1-13 Kilcar 1-11
Michael Murphy Sports Donegal Intermediate Football Championship Final
An Clochán Liath 1-8 Naomh Columba 0-4
Kilcoo and Warrenpoint will clash in the 2022 Down SFC Final.
On Sunday evening AIB All Ireland club champions Kilcoo defeated Mayobridge 1-9 to 0-4.
Mayobridge weren't clinical enough converting opportunities as Kilcoo led 0-3 to 0-1 at half-time.
Paul Devlin and Daryl Branagan mined some crucial scores for Kilcoo, who now face Warrenpoint.
A dramatic encounter unfolded between Warrenpoint and Loughlinisland.
Warrenpoint, who have been involved in some thrilling tussles this year, won a shootout against Loughinisland as the game had finished level 2-12 each after exta-time.
Morgan Fuels Down GAA Senior Football Championship Semi Finals
Cumann Pheadair Naofa Warrenpoint 2-12 Loughinisland 2-12 AET Warrenpoint win 8-7 on penalties
Kilcoo 1-9 Mayobridge 0-4
Go Ahead Dublin Senior Football Championship Semi Final
Go Ahead Dublin Senior 2 Football Championship Semi Final
St. Vincent’s 2-12 St Oliver Plunketts Eoghan Ruadh 1-10
Erne Gaels defeated Roslea 1-15 to 0-8 in the quarter-finals of the Fermanagh SFC.
Barry McCann's second half goal sealed the deal for Erne Gaels, who will now meet Kinawley at the semi-final stage.
Enniskillen summoned a powerful second half display to defeat Belnaleck 0-14 to 1-6.
Conor Love was influential in the second half as Enniskillen, who trailed 1-4 to 0-3 at the break, prevailed.
Derrygonnelly Harps and Enniskillen Gaels are set to meet in the last four next Saturday.
Mannok Fermanagh Senior Football Championship Quarter Finals
Enniskillen Gaels 0-14 Belnaleck Art McMorroughs 1-6
Erne Gaels Belleek 1-15 Roslea Shamrocks 0-8
Mannok Fermanagh Senior Football Championship Relegation Play Off
Ederney St Joseph's 1-13 Teemore Shamrocks 1-11
The group phase of the Galway SHC has been completed.
Two matches in the coming days will determine the last remaining places in the knockout stages.
Liam Mellows face Moycullen on Thursday evening with Ardrahan and Athenry clashing next weekend for the two remaining spots.
Four clubs have qualified for the quarter-finals - St Thomas', Sarsfields, Loughrea, and Tommy Larkins.
The preliminary quarter-finalists include Clarinbridge, Turloughmore, Cappataggle, Craughwell, Oranmore Maree, and Portumna.
Brooks Galway Senior Hurling Championship Round 5
Kilmordaly 2-17 Castlegar 0-22
Sarsfields 0-18 Turloughmore 0-17
St. Thomas 4-20 Clarinbridge 4-17
Loughrea 2-22 Kilconieron 0-14
Tommy Larkins 1-18 Cappataggle 0-21
Craughwell 4-16 Gort 1-15
Athenry 0-23 Tynagh-Abbey-Duniry 0-16
Portumna 2-21 Liam Mellows 1-20
Oranmore-Maree 1-21 Moycullen 1-17
The Auld Shebeen Bar Athy Kildare Intermediate Football Championship Hugh Campion Cup Final
Ballyteague 2-13 Castledermot 1-12
Adrian Mullen's early goal put Ballyhale Shamrocks on the road to a convincing 1-27 to 0-15 victory over Clara at UPMC Nowlan Park.
With Eoin Cody, Mullen, and Colin Fennelly also contributing scores Shamrocks led 1-16 to 0-9 at half-time.
Ballyhale will face Tullaroan in a semi-final next weekend with the winners set to face James Stephens' in the decider.
Eoin Guilfoyle and Conor Browne scored goals for James Stephens in a 2-18 to 1-18 win over Dicksboro.
James Stephens were 1-11 to 0-10 in front at the turnaround with Andy Gaffney netting a third quarter major for Dicksboro.
Browne responded, though, for James Stephens, who closed out the deal.
St Canice's Credit Union Kilkenny Senior Hurling Relegation Final
Graigue Ballycallen 0-21 Lisdowney 1-14
St Canice's Credit Union Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship Quarter Final
Ballyhale Shamrocks 1-27 Clara 0-15
St Canice's Credit Union Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship Semi Final
James Stephens 2-18 Dicksboro 1-18
Laois Shopping Centre Senior Hurling Championship Final
Laois Shopping Centre Premier Intermediate Hurling Championship Final
Abbeyleix St Lazarians 1-21 Clonaslee St Manmans/Cluain na Slí Naomh Meanmain 0-13
Laois Shopping Centre Intermediate Hurling Championship Final
Clough/Ballacolla 2-14 Mountmellick 2-9
St Mary's and Mohill advanced to the Leitrim SFC Final following an exciting weekend of action.
Keith Beirne and substitute Ronan Kennedy scored Mohill's goals in a 2-10 to 1-10 win over Leitrim Gaels.
A penalty shootout was required as St Mary's defeated Fenagh following a gripping game that finished 0-12 each.
Paul Keaney was an instrumental figure as St Mary's earned a final place.
Leitrim Senior Football Championship Semi Finals
St. Mary’s 0-12 Fenagh St. Caillins 0-12 AET St. Mary’s win 5-4 on penalties
Mohill 2-10 Leitrim Gaels 1-10
Leitrim Senior Football Championship Relegation
Dromahair 2-11 Melvin Gaels 2-10
Newcastle West will face Monaleen, while Adare and Fr Caseys are set to meet in the Limerick SFC semi-finals.
Rory O'Brien scored the only goal of the game as Fr Caseys defeated Kildimo-Pallaskenry.
Ger Collins kicked five points as Monaleen edged out St Kieran's 0-8 to 0-6.
Irish Wire Products Limerick Senior Football Championship Quarter Finals
Fr. Casey’s 1-14 Kildimo-Pallaskenry 0-8
Monaleen 0-8 St Kieran’s 0-6
Irish Wire Products Limerick Senior Football Championship Relegation Play/Off
Ballylanders 2-16 Galbally 1-11 AET
Anchor Tours Louth Senior Football Relegation Final
Dundalk Gaels 0-11 Mattock Rangers 1-7
CTI Buisness Solutions Louth Intermediate Football Championship Final
Cooley Kickhams 1-13 St Kevin’s 0-12
Castlebar Mitchels defeated Knockmore 0-12 to 0-11 at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park.
Knockmore, who won the last two Mayo championships, staged a late comeback, but Mitchels prevailed.
Ethan Gibbons was excellent for Castlebar, scoring seven points as they led 0-12 to 0-9 with nine minutes remaining.
Aidan Orme and Peter Naughton replied with Knockmore points, but Mitchels held on.
Cillian O'Connor's 1-4 haul helped Ballintubber secure a 2-11 to 0-14 victory over Breaffy.
Ballintubber will now meet Ballina Stephenites, who easily defeated Claremorris 4-13 to 0-7.
Dylan Thornton, Evan Regan (2), and Frank Irwin scored goals for an in form Ballina outfit.
Westport beat Garrymore 0-13 to 0-11 with Oisín McLaughin scoring four points.
Former Mayo star and current Leitrim manager Andy Moran scored 3-3 for Ballaghaderreen, who defeated Moy Davitts 6-8 to 2-8 to avoid relegation.
Connacht Gold Mayo Senior Football Championship Quarter Finals
Westport St Patrick’s 0-13 Garrymore 0-11
Castlebar Mitchells Football 0-12 Knockmore 0-11
Ballintubber 2-11 Breaffy 0-14
Ballina Stephenites 4-13 Claremorris 0-7
Gold Mayo Senior Football Championship Relegation
Ballaghaderreen 6-8 Davitts 2-8
Balla 2-10 The Neale 1-8
Cian Rogers, Bryan McMahon, and Bobby O'Brien grabbed the goals as Ratoath defeated Na Fianna 3-11 to 0-9.
Ratoath, who impressed throughout, led 2-5 to 0-6 at the interval, and were never seriously troubled after the restart.
Summerhill beat last year's winners Wolfe Tones 1-10 to 0-6 at Páirc Tailteann.
Seven late points in a row secured a brilliant win for Summerhill, who scored a first half goal courtesy of Conor Frayne.
Fairyhouse Steel Meath Senior Football Championship Semi Finals
Summerhill 1-10 Wolfe Tones 0-5
Ratoath 3-11 Na Fianna 0-9
For the 10th year in a row Scotstown will contest a Monaghan SFC Final.
Goals from Darren Hughes, Damien McArdle, and Conor McCarthy scored Scotstown's goals in a 3-8 to 0-12 win over Inniskeen.
Despite trailing 0-8 to 0-6 at half-time, Ballybay recovered to defeat Clontibret.
Dessie Ward's late goal sealed a 1-18 to 0-12 victory for Ballybay.
Greenfield Foods Monaghan Senior Football Championship Semi Finals
Ballybay Pearse Brothers 1-18 Clontibret O’Neill’s 0-12
Scotstown 3-8 Inniskeen 0-12
Molloy Environmental Offaly Senior Hurling Championship Final
Roscommon Gaels delivered a defiant display to defeat AIB Connacht Club champions Pádraig Pearses at Dr Hyde Park by 1-11 to 1-6.
Peares started brightly with Jack Tumulty netting a goal, but the Gaels responded.
Cian Connolly scored a goal, while Peter Gillooly registered five points for Frankie Dolan's improving team.
Strokestown beat Oran 2-11 to 0-11 with Ciarán Regan and Diarmuid McGann netting goals.
St Brigid's, aided by two majors from Ben O'Carroll, edged out Clann na nGael 2-12 to 1-12.
Cian McKeon starred as Boyle beat Michael Glaveys 1-11 to 0-9.
Hodson Bay Hotel Group Roscommon Senior Football Championship Quarter Finals
St. Brigids 2-12 Clann na nGael 1-12
Roscommon Gaels 1-11 Padraig Pearses 1-5
Strokestown 2-11 Oran 0-11
Boyle 1-11 Michael Glaveys 0-9
St Mary's goalkeeper Jack Teape was the hero in an absorbing encounter against Drumcliffe-Rosses point.
The match had finished level 2-17 to 1-20 after extra-time with Teape landing a late equalising free.
Teape subsequently saved three penalties as St Mary's advanced.
Shamrock Gaels caused Tourlestrane some problems, but the holders recorded a 1-13 to 1-11 triumph.
David Quinn, who scored nine points, was excellent for Shamrock Gaels throughout.
Cathal Henry's first half goal was a key moment as Tourlestrane reached a seventh Sligo SFC decider in a row.
Homeland Sligo Senior Football Championship Semi Finals
St. Mary’s 2-17 Drumcliffe Rosses Point 1-20 AET St Mary’s win 3-1 on penalties
Tourlestrane 1-13 Shamrock Gaels 1-11
Homeland Sligo Senior Football Championship Relegation Final
Curry 2-11 Coolaney/Mullinabreena 1-9
Sligo Senior Hurling Championship
Easkey 2-13 Western Gaels 2-10
This is turning into a truly remarkable year for Upperchurch-Drombane, who defeated Loughmore-Castleiney 1-12 to 1-11.
Preparing for a Tipperary SHC semi-final against Kilruane MacDonaghs next weekend, Upperchurch did to earn a spot in the football decider.
Paul and Luke Shanahan were effective in attack as Upperchurch led 0-8 to 0-6 at the break.
Conor Fahey's 44th minute goal steered Upperchurch five clear, but Loughmore-Castleiney responded. Liam McGrath's goal gave them an injection of hope, but Upperchurch carved out a memorable win.
Clonmel Commercials finished strongly against Moyle Rovers, earning a 1-15 to 0-9 win.
Jack Kennedy's late goal from a penalty decorated Commercials' win with Seán O'Connor and Jason Longergan also prominent in attack.
FBD Insurance Tipperary County Senior Football Championship Semi Finals
Clonmel Commercials 1-15 Moyle Rovers 0-9
Upperchurch-Drombane 1-12 Loughmore-Castleiney 1-11
FBD Insurance Tipperary Senior Football Championship Relegation Final
Cahir 1-8 Aherlow 0-8
Mikey O'Brien (2) an Daniel Weldon scored goals as Stradbally defeated An Rinn 3-9 to 1-13.
An Rinn, helped by a Donie Breathnach goal, led by five points, but Stradbally recovered.
Kian Kelly Carey struck a hat-trick of goals in Clashmore/Kinsalebeg overpowered Brickey Rangers 5-12 to 1-6.
Brian Lynch also scored 2-8 for Clashmore/Kinsalebeg .
Michael Donnelly registered 1-10 as Portlaw beat Kilmacthomas 1-16 to 1-7.
Paul Whyte and Alan Dunwoody were Kilrossanty's goalscorers in a 2-10 to 0-8 success over St Saviours.
JJ Kavanagh & Sons Waterford Senior Football Championship
Kilrossanty 2-10 St Saviour’s 0-8
Portlaw 1-16 Kilmacthomas 1-7
Clashmore/Kinsalebeg 5-12 Brickey Rangers 1-16
Stradbally 3-9 An Rinn 1-13
Slevins Coaches Westmeath Senior Hurling Championship Final
Slevins Coaches Westmeath Senior B Hurling Championship Final
Fr. Daltons 1-20 Delvin 3-13
Slevins Coaches Westmeath Intermediate Hurling Championship Final
Ringtown 0-15 Raharney 1-9
The Wexford SFC semi-final pairings have been confirmed.
A double header is scheduled for Chadwicks Wexford Park next Sunday.
At 2pm St James' face Castletown, and that will be followed by the meeting of Shelmaliers and St Anne's Rathangan.
Dominic Smith Expert Electrical Wexford Senior Football Championship Quarter Finals
Shelmaliers 3-11 Starlights 0-5
St. Anne’s Rathangan 0-14 Glynn-Barntown 2-7
St James’ 2-10 Gusserane O’Rahilly’s 1-10
Castletown 3-15 Kilanerin 0-7
Lightning Protection Ireland Wicklow Senior Hurling Championship Final Replay